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Saudi OFW Jailed After Co-Workers Spread Rumors that he has 'Fake' Engineering Degree

One of the most destructive traits attributed to Filipinos is the crab mentality. Because of this, needless sufferings are borne. Such is the case of a Saudi OFW who had been wrongly accused of using a fake engineering degree for work and had been sent to jail for it – all because of the rumors, his fellow [...]

How Much has Saudi Arabia Changed Over Time?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is known as one of the most conservative nations in the world. There have been many laws and rules that regulate matters concerning religious freedom, human rights, and social activities in the Kingdom. In this post, we will take a look at some of the changes that took place in the Kingdom during the [...]

List of Holidays in Saudi Arabia this 2020

Despite the pandemic which has severely affected tourism and religious activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country remains to be one of the strongest economies in the region and the rest of Asia. This is because of the numerous expatriates who have decided to work and stay in the country for several months up to [...]

10 Reasons Why Filipinos Want to Work in Saudi Arabia

People who haven’t been to Saudi Arabia often imagine it as a sun-parched, desert landscape with sand dunes and cacti all around. And while the country does have stunning deserts, it also has modern cities thriving with skyscrapers, shopping malls, and business districts. For several decades now, this oil-rich Kingdom has transformed into a modern [...]

Emergency Hotlines & Important Numbers in Saudi Arabia

Knowing which telephone number to call in case of a fire, road accident, or other emergency is crucial, wherever you may be in the world. Here in Saudi Arabia, there are certain numbers that you can call to ensure that immediate help, action, and information are provided. In today’s post, we have gathered a list [...]

saudi men women restaurant

In line with the recent developments achieved by the kingdom of Saudi Arabia in terms of gender equality and women empowerment, the Saudi government has announced the abolition of rules requiring restaurants to provide separate entrances and areas for women and families and male patrons dining alone. The announcement was made on Sunday (December 8) by the [...]

impressions of saudi arabia

It’s 2019, and we’ve heard some news – both good and bad about places such as Saudi Arabia, which has been known as a very popular work destination among Filipinos for many years already. In our feature post, we will share a video of an expat’s first impressions about the Kingdom, and we’ll see what life [...]

PH Embassy in KSA Launches Trial of Passport Applications without Appointment

The Philippine Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced that it will be running a series of system tests in an attempt to accommodate all passport applications without an appointment for the entire month of November. The aim of the system pilot testing is to explore the possibility of removing the appointment system [...]

Saudi Arabia Kicks Off Worker Housing Project in Neom City

The Saudi government fully supports the beginning of NEOM company’s first phase of construction project which will be dedicated to workers moving into NEOM city to develop various construction projects on-site in the future. The first phase of the project is expected to house 30,000 workers who will take on various construction projects for the [...]

5 Best Places to Visit in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia

With the national government’s much-needed boost given to its tourism sector, Saudi Arabia is looking to overtake its counterparts in the region in terms of being the best tourist destination in the Middle East. And there is much to look forward to if you’re a fan of the country as new attractions and festivals are [...]